This cake turned out Awesome and tasted amazing, even though I used a half more of butter in cake batter. Be sure to check with the skewer for doneness. I can’t wait to try this!! Preheat oven to 350º F. Prepare two 9-inch cake pans by spraying with baking spray or buttering and lightly flouring. Thank you:). Sift over the flour and cocoa powder. I loved this cake and the frosting. It is in the oven now. You can use three 8 x 2 inch pans filling no more than 2/3’s full. I’m sorry, Anne, but I haven’t tried Canadian cake flour with this recipe. 3/4 teaspoon baking soda Can I add pineapple juice, instead of buttermilk to give more rich flavour? Hi Mae, The recipe makes 8 cups batter. Is there something else I can use? It was one of the easiest from-scratch cake recipes I’ve made. lol ;0), Lovely! I hope you will enjoy the recipe. Mix on low speed for at least 30 seconds to combine. To frost the cake, simply remove from the freezer and allow to thaw in the refrigerator with wrapping intact. Preferably a half sheet cake? What is a good tip for first time bakers? From the Add a Pinch recipe archives. I think you can get 24 to 36 cupcakes depending on size of cupcake and how full you fill the cupcake liners. Whisk in baking powder, baking soda and salt until completely combined. You can find out all of the details here: My Cake School Joining Information, Filed Under: Blog Tutorials, Cakes and Cupcakes, Recipes Tagged With: Pineapple and Cream Cake, Pineapple Cake. I spread a thick layer of the Pineapple & Cream filling onto the first two layers of cake. Bake at the same temperature. The cake layers could be made in advance, wrapped individually in plastic wrap then aluminum foil and frozen. The recipe already has 2 Tablespoons oil, just add that to the 1/4 cup. The next day, after the cake has been frosted, place the cake in the refrigerator for about 15 minutes for the frosting to harden. You can use the same amount of melted butter as the oil in the recipe. But, damn I was hoping for a pineapple cake, not yellow cake with pineapple filling. 1/2 teaspoon salt (2g) optional - it will cut the sweetness, popcorn salt is best to use because it is fine and dissolves faster, 6 to 6 1/2 cups (690g to 747g) powdered sugar. I can’t wait to give it a go! Make sure you don’t have self-rising flour instead of all-purpose. I’m going to be making this cake again and again but the problem I have is the icing which turns out runny. Please let me know if reducing the butter to just 2 sticks would do the trick. Hi Manisha, I have never tried using pineapple juice, so I am not sure of the outcome. At the time of making this Pineapple Cake, we didn’t have a pineapple cake recipe. If you don’t use cake flour and use all purpose flour, do you still use 1 tablespoon of baking powder? I baked for 40 minutes. I like to store under a cake dome to keep the cake fresh. For example, is Buttermilk the best? Hope all goes well. Use the same amount as listed in the recipe 15oz. Check the cake at 25 minutes. Bake at 325 degrees for 25 to 30 minutes. Hi Carma, Your cake is beautiful!! Lorelei, I am thrilled everyone loved your cake. I mentioned above though that if you’d like to have pineapple flavor in the cake layers themselves, you can add pineapple extract to the batter. One tablespoon baking powder is correct for the recipe. They will be good longer but just at their best the first 3 days. This is a bit before my time, but I have vague nursery memories of a friend of my grandmother's making a version of this, which she would serve with a warm sauce made of I would love to try this! Hi Bebe- Could I make this in a 6 inch round pan? Can you tell me how much pineapple extract to add to the cake recipe? We prefer to use a hand mixer to whip the mixture until fluffy (if you do not have a mixer, you can do this with a whisk by hand). It’s a fun and simple little technique that always looks impressive! Then the requests for the recipe started. Will these measurements work, or do I need to double everything in the recipe? I know he appreciated it. You can bake this in a Bundt pan or another pan deep enough to hold all the batter if you wish, Saman. So, we used our Delicious Yellow Cake recipe instead. Pineapple Upside Down Cake. Do I add the pineapple filling in the cake mix? The cake turned out PERFECT. I think you will like it!! Thanks, Holly, for letting me the variations you have used for this cake. Bake at 180°C for 40 minutes. My husband, who is a HUGE fan of all things pineapple, was so overjoyed last week when I came home from Mom’s with this deliciousness that he danced around the kitchen with his slice. Ariana, the cake should last about 4 to 5 days in the refrigerator. And I’m sure it would have turned out perfectly, too. I often think of my fruity cakes as summertime desserts, but I’ve never been one to turn down a delicious pineapple cake in the middle of winter either! You will note that you may have to bake the cake just a few minutes more. I would recommend placing the pans on a wire rack when you take them out of the oven to allow them to cool in the pans for the 10 minutes described in the instructions to get more air underneath the pan. Put the first 5 ingredients into the bowl of your mixer. I’m so happy you enjoyed the recipe, thank you for posting. The best chocolate cake recipe. I have no 9″ pans at the moment and this will be my first time to try baking a cake. Fill the cup with milk, stir and let sit for 5 minutes. Thank you for the great recipe. You can make it yourself. Mix in the pineapple juice, sifted flour, baking powder and the pieces of sweetened canned pineapple. If so how much should I use? Stir together the pudding mix and whipping cream. Hi GuppyLove, You should be able to freeze this after completion. Thank you so much for your nice comments on the cake! I normally use whole milk, Laura, but you can use whichever type milk you prefer. Just a few minutes is all you’ll need. Soften very slightly. This is the chocolate cake of everyone’s dreams, I think! I followed the recipe exactly and was sure the cake layers would fall apart. Will the initial pineapple and cream filling recipe be enough to cover the three 9” cakes, or will I have to increase the recipe for that as well, and if so by how much? Even my fiance who hates chocolate cake said he really enjoyed this! Pineapple extract isn’t as readily available at the grocery store but if you can find some, you could add it to the yellow cake batter for an added boost of pineapple. Hi Libni, Great! Thank you for this recipe! I haven’t tried walnut or peanut oil with this recipe so I can’t tell you how they will be. In a small saucepan melt butter over low heat, add sugar and cook until sugar dissolves . Hope you enjoy! Batter will be fluffy and smooth. Melissa Diamond. I love it so much that it ultimately wound … Seems like people aren’t having issues with volume measurements, but I always seem to have the best luck duplicating a recipe when the weight of ingredients is included. Also, since making this recipe, we have added a recipe for Pineapple Cake layers (from our Pineapple Coconut Cake)- I’m sure that would be a delicious option also if you would rather have pineapple flavor in the cake layers also! Thanks so much for your review of the recipe. Very inviting Recipe! Cut the cold cream cheese into pieces and add to the butter, beating at low to medium speed until incorporated. My kids love it! 3 teaspoons baking powder Sorry you missed that. If i use natural cocoa powder and buttermilk instead of whole milk, will the cake come out nicely? Baked for about 33 minutes. Not exactly as it looks in the website heehee hee. If you are using a hand mixer rather than a stand mixer, you will need to mix a bit longer. Using reduced fat or the spreadable cream cheese will cause the frosting to be too soft. Hi Mae, Your cake looks wonderful, so happy you gave the recipe a try!! They can be frozen for a month when wrapped properly. This cake is wonderful and could have been beautiful if I hadn’t missed the part about the filling. Have used this recipe multiple times and have omitted eggs(and not used an alternative), used water when I had no milk(not even plant based milk), used sugar substitutes(coconut sugar) instead of regular white sugar and have used gluten free flour; this recipe works everytime. Hi! i put a little less icing sugar so its not too sweet but otherwise its always delicious. 3 sticks unsalted butter, slightly softened Wondering if you’ve tried Canadian cake flour for this recipe and if the results were the same? I’ve made it as a layer cake for adults and as a sheet cake for kids and it comes out perfect every time. Hi Dalia, Ideally, it is best to complete this cake only one day before serving. Or if I manage to tell be some, how much is small? Does one do better than the other? Hi Anna, Your cake looks wonderful!! So as for my house, this chocolate cake recipe now holds that honor. If you don’t use cake and use all purpose flour, do you still use 1 tablespoon of bake powder? One of the key players in this Pineapple Cake is our delicious homemade Yellow Cake recipe. How can I make it stiffer? Your email address will not be published. Below are links to 2 batter amount charts that you will find helpful. And there you have it. You could use pineapple filling from our Coconut Pineapple Cake — link to recipe below. I wouldn’t reduce the butter. We think most cakes are best eaten by the third day. Did cupcakes and Was asked from several people where I purchased them!! As we continued on gobbling up the cake, drinking our coffee or iced cold milk, the compliments just kept coming. Put the soft brown sugar … I’m from Canada and I read in one of your earlier post that the cake flour might be a bit too soft for the cake. best chocolate cupcakes with vanilla buttercream frosting. Pineapple upside-down cake. So moist. Does the “original” recipe call for Buttermilk? Hi Shawnte, Your cake is perfectly beautiful!! Hi Pam, We have not used fresh pineapple, but I think it would be fine to do so. Hello, sounds yummy, a must try recipe. Can dark cocoa powder be used in this recipe? Or if in a cake box but refrigerated? I just made the Pineapple Cake Recipe. Skip. In a medium bowl combine the flour, cocoa powder, shredded coconut, baking powder and … The cake batter really can be made in a bowl without the use of a heavy duty mixer. Any ideas on where i went wrong? After crumb coating the cake, take a piping bag fitted with a star tip 21 (or whatever size star tip you’d like) and zig zag back and forth as you pipe from the bottom to the top of the cake in vertical rows. It’s my first time trying to make this recipe. It is such a moist, flavourful cake that is easy to make and my family and I enjoy it very much. This vanilla pudding and pineapple combination is reminiscent of the filling used in a southern Pig Pickin’ Cake, minus the oranges and whipped topping. Hi!! Beat until light and fluffy. I bought it by mistake prepping for trying this recipe and wondered if it is advisable to use it instead? They came out of the pans perfectly. Stir with a wooden spoon to combine. ;0). I love this moist yellow cake as it tastes amazing with SO many fillings and frostings. The Best Pineapple Chocolate Dessert Recipes on Yummly | Vanilla Pina Colada, Chocolate Dessert Round With Mixed Fruit, ... CHOCOLATE CAKE AND CARTE D’OR VANILLA Unilever UK. Hi Tom, Yes, it will be fine to use buttercream. Lastly, how would I increase the egg amount in the batter mixture by 1/2? Hi Megan, I’m glad you’re making this recipe, let us know how it goes! Pound cake can be baked in loaf pans. My question is, what is the shelf life if kept in an airtight container in the fridge? This was perfect. I have baked and sold scores of cakes, never made a recipe that called for a tablespoon of baking powder, is that an error? Can you use canned coconut milk or regular milk instead of the plant based milks? I’m making this for one of our Christmas desserts. As a cook, that really is one of the highest compliments you can receive – well, at least in my book. If you use the 9 inch pans, check for doneness at 25 minutes. I am so sorry I didn’t fully read the recipe and I just saw your side note about extract. It is definitely a keeper. chocolate cocoa Cooking eggs espresso powder, The best recipe for a chocolate cake. The espresso powder makeis a delicious and decadent delight guaranteed to satisfy the most discerning of chocolate lovers!!!! We like our layers to be a bit thinner. Thank you so very much! Once the cakes have cooled thoroughly, you can then frost them. Also, if you have a yellow cake recipe of your own it is fine to use that for your 9 inch pans, then using the filling and frosting from Melissa’s recipe. Since the filling and topping lends so much pineapple flavor, we opted to just stick to our yellow cake layers. Remove from the oven and allow to cool for about 10 minutes, remove from the pan and cool completely. Click on the link below to see a cake batter amounts chart ……keep in mind that you will bake for a shorter time if using less batter than recommended, so keep an eye on it but don’t open the oven door too frequently. Wally, Hi Wally- Hmmmm….I’m not sure, but I’ll come back and update this post if we do! I see you have 2 tsp of Vanilla. Yummy and delicious!! Pineapple Filling.- Unlike the pineapple & cream filling, this delicious homemade recipe is a cooked pineapple filling which can be made quickly and easily with just a few simple ingredients! Pour the mixture in the prepared pan and arrange the pineapple slices. There was a little too much batter and the pans overflowed. Thanks for replying. xo. Ive made this many time now and it always turns out well! If you are not familiar with this method, you should watch Melissa’s video, click on link below. Comment document.getElementById("comment").setAttribute( "id", "ae1aadd0eaf813ce31d5262fed7b3cfb" );document.getElementById("bf2c2a821c").setAttribute( "id", "comment" ); Privacy Policy Disclosure Policy Cookie Policy, Copyright © 2020 Add a Pinch. I am wanting to bake this cake today to give it a try! Is there a substitute for instant vanilla pudding? I am so happy that you and your friends enjoyed it! I want to try this pineapple cake! What do you think? Thanks. Hi Tisha, The instant pudding helps to stabilize the cream so it does well. Hi Lisa, We have not baked this as a sheet cake. You could also use two 9 inch pans. I did use parchment paper to line the bottoms before I greased and floured the pans. Any idea how many servings this cake yields? Add the softened butter (cut into pieces) mix on low speed just until it looks like coarse sand. Would it take less time to bake? If you are using a hand mixer you may need to soften the cream cheese a bit more. I have the pineapple flavoring and was thinking about adding 1/2 tsp to the batter. He’s not big on cream cheese. I have finally made this cake! Use an electric mixer to combine the cake mixture, vegetable oil, pineapple juice and eggs in a large bowl. This Pineapple White Chocolate Cake Recipe is easy to make, contains white chocolate with a beautiful light texture, and loaded with the aroma of pineapple in every bite. Required fields are marked *. It is a delicious, scaled-down version that is just the thing for potlucks, reunions, tailgates, and travels perfectly! and what about Peanut or Walnut oil, or old fashioned butter? To make the cake as a gluten-free chocolate cake recipe, I’ve successfully used an equal amount of gluten-free flour in place of the all-purpose flour listed in the recipe. Hi, is there a substitute for instant vanilla pudding mix?? Here’s another great thing about this recipe. The layers can be frosted while still cold if needed. To make the cake a dairy-free chocolate cake recipe, I’ve used almond milk as well as coconut milk in place of the dairy. Prepare batter as directed; pour into 2 greased and floured 9x5-inch loaf pans. Make sure to scroll beneath the recipe for a few additional details. Divide batter evenly between your three prepared (8 inch) pans. For the frosting, i didnt put as much sugar. How to make Homemade Pineapple Cake Recipe with Easy Step by Step Recipe Video.Pineapple Cake by kitchen with amna This is hands down the best chocolate cake ever. Hi Maureen, Thank you for your nice comments on the recipes. Do you think I can make this without eggs? I have been looking for a pineapple cake recipe for a kids party and I plan to attend to decorate it to look like a pineapple. Pineapple Coconut Cake– This scratch recipe features pineapple cake layers, pineapple filling, and coconut cream cheese frosting! A Note about Cream Cheese Frosting: Keep in mind that cream cheese frosting is a bit softer than regular buttercream. When condensation forms on the foil, unwrap and let thaw. Need to work on my piping skills but the taste is super awesome! Hi! Thank you and Merry Christmas. I used Bob’s Redhill gluten free 1 to 1 baking flour and everyone loved it!!! It certainly looks delicious though! ;0). (If you’d like for the cake itself to have pineapple flavor, you can add a bit of pineapple extract, or you can use the pineapple cake layers from our Pineapple Coconut Cake recipe.). just curious. It’s eggy like a pound cake, but with a softer texture similar to yellow cake . 4 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract, You will not need to increase the filling or frosting recipes. If I do use pineapple extract, how much do I add? I highly recommend this recipe. Hardest thing about making the cake was finding the espresso powder at Walmart, but I found it with help from an employee. 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